Take a look below at our activity highlights across March.

Date Activity Description
04/03/2024 Photonics Leadership Group Meeting Attended PLG meeting.  Provided update on Photonics Scotland activities.
05/03/2024 Glasgow Chamber of Commerce Met with representatives from GCC to discuss the Scottish photonics sector.
05/03/2024 Technology Export Steering Group Regular meeting of TESG which develops activity relating to exports from the technology sector.
05/03/2024 Innovate UK KTN Networking Event Attended the Glimpse of the Future networking event to discuss long term innovation.
06/03/2024 Product Design Scotland Inclusive Design SIG With guest presenters Tommy Petillo and Steven Birnie.
07/03/2024 Meeting with DSIT Quantum Skills Taskforce Discussed alignment of Quantum Skills Taskforce and Photonics and Quantum Future Skills Leadership Group.
12/03/2024 Innovate UK Business Connect Photonics for Space Attended the Photonics for Space event and chaired session.
12/03/2024 Quantum Industry Dinner In partnership with NPL.
13/03/2024 Commercialising Quantum Technologies Workshop In partnership with NPL.
15/03/2024 Meeting to discuss delegation visit from The Netherlands Met with representatives from the Dutch Embassy to discuss plans for a delegation visit.
18/03/2024 SPIE Sensors & Imaging Met with representatives from SPIE to discuss the photonics marketplace agenda for the event taking place in September.
18/03/2024 Engineering as a Career Event Hosted by Glasgow Science Centre. Event brough over 250 STEM secondary school teachers together to learn about careers opportunities in engineering.
19/03/2024 Engineering Skills Leadership Group Regular meeting of ESLG – forum allows discussion across adjacent engineering sectors.
19/03/2024 Meeting of Opening up Photonics management team Met with representatives from University of Glasgow, Innovate UK Business Connect and IOP to discuss the Opening up Photonics initiative and plan next steps.
20/03/2024 STEM Partners Network Meeting Attended meeting to discuss STEM initiatives in Scotland
21/03/2024 SCEA Cluster Conference Technology Scotland facilitated panel session on the importance of sustainable design and innovation.
26/03/2024 OuP Steering Board Spring Meeting Meeting with Opening up Photonics Steering Board members to discuss increasing diversity in the Scottish sector.
26/03/2024 Photonics for Space Special Interest Group Latest meeting of SIG, hosted by Higgs Innovation Centre.
27/03/2024 Meeting with Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Development International Met with representatives from SE/SDI to discuss how the photonics sector can be better supported internationally.
28/03/2024 SCOPE Event Took part in SCOPE (Search for Careers and Opportunities that value PhD Experience) event.

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